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Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, German minister of foreign affairs Heiko Maas, right, and European High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/Pool/EPA

National governments around the European Union increasingly believe that London does not want to reach a deal with the EU that would prevent a crash e(...)

Boris Johnson during prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons, London, Britain. Photograph: UK parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

British prime minister Boris Johnson has defended his decision to introduce a Bill that would break international law, telling MPs it is necessary to (...)

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said: ‘This would break international law and undermines trust. Pacta sunt servanda = the foundation of prosperous future relations.’  Photograph: Aris Oikonomou/EPA

The European Union has requested an extraordinary meeting with British counterparts to discuss the implementation of the agreement to avoid a border o(...)

British cabinet office minister Michael Gove has ruled out Britain applying for an extension to the post-Brexit transition period. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Britain has formally rejected an extension to the post-Brexit transition period and the EU has acknowledged the decision as definitive, so the standst(...)

Cabinet office minister Michael Gove has expressed concerns about  ‘limited progress’ in the implementation of parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement by EU member states. File photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Britain has written to the European Commission to express concerns about “limited progress” in the implementation of parts of the Brexit withdrawal ag(...)

An EU poll in 2017 showed citizens from euro zone countries overwhelmingly supported phasing out the smaller coins. Photograph: iStock

The European Commission is considering a proposal to phase out 1 cent and 2 cent coins, an EU document showed, in what would be a cost-saving move as (...)

The new deal will see Kremlin-controlled energy giant Gazprom send 65 billion cubic metres of gas via Ukraine in 2020. Photograph: EPA/Sergei Ilnitsky

Russia has reached a high-stakes gas deal with Ukraine but its construction of a major new pipeline to Germany has been abruptly halted due to US sanc(...)

Motorcycles are amongst a number of items that will be hit by EU tariffs in response to the US imposition of tariffs earlier this month. Photograph:  Scott Olson/Getty Images

The European Union expects to hit US imports with additional duties from July, ratcheting up a transatlantic trade conflict after Washington imposed i(...)

The European Commission is calling for co-operation among EU car makers to create bigger, better batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) as there are concerns that the US and China are both outstripping Europe when it comes to electric car technology

The European Commission is calling for co-operation among EU car makers to create bigger, better batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) as there are co(...)

The landing station of the Baltic Sea pipeline Nord Stream in Lubmin, near Greifswald, Germany. Photograph: Stefan Sauer/EPA

Germany and Russia face growing opposition to their plans for a major new gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea that critics say would strengthen the Krem(...)

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